etymologicon

etymologicon

a book of etymologies; any treatise on the derivation of words.
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So claims Mark Forsyth, the best-selling author of The Etymologicon (try saying that after drinking a horn of Viking mead) in a memorable chapter detailing the Middle East's historically difficult relationship with alcohol.
(8.) Mark Forsyth, The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll through the
'Stephen Skinner's Etymologicon and Other English Etymological Dictionaries 1650-1700'.
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Top Ten Books 1 The Promise by Lesley Pearse Penguin, pounds 18.99 2 Before I Go to Sleep by SJ Watson Transworld, pounds 7.99 3 Call the Midwife by Jennifer Worth Orion, pounds 7.99 4 Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks, Vintage pounds 7.99 5 The Etymologicon by Mark Forsyth Icon Books, pounds 12.99 6 My Horse Warrior by Jack Munnings Raceform Ltd, pounds 14.99 7 Pure by Andrew Miller Hodder & Stoughton, pounds 8.99 8 Private Games by James Patterson Cornerstone, pounds 18.99 9 My Dear I Wanted to Tell You by Louisa Young Harpercollins, pounds 7.99 10 The Sense of An Ending by Julian Barnes Vintage, pounds 12.99 List compiled by Waterstones, Captain Cook Square, M'bro
One of the best definitions given in the book 'The Etymologicon' by Mark Forsyth includes 'how Romans gave us text messages'.
149), sondern auch zu derjenigen, die Klaus Alpers im Etymologicon Genuinum entdeckte und als Uberbleibsel eines ProtagorasRomans identifizierte (Alpers 1996).
Cilicia has been mistaken for Sicily in the Etymologicon Magnum; cf.
(1) Etymologicon magnum, 666, 17, heure so/phos lim/ou me pa/raipha/ien Pal/amedes; see also n.
A British Etymologicon or The Welsh Collated with the Greek and Latin and some other European Languages.
Summers Child, Diane Chamberlain 7.The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll through the Hidden Connections of the English Language, Mark Forsyth 8.
MARK FORSYTH: The Etymologicon * Chart by Waterstones TOP 10 SINGLES 1.